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Discover Clayton County

Clayton County, Georgia, is a suburban community located just south of Atlanta's central business district. Home to Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, the mythical Tara of Margaret Mitchell's Civil War romance, Gone With the Wind, and the 1996 Olympic Volleyball venue.

Visit the Clayton County Convention and Visitors Bureau for a listing of Attractions, Vacation Planner, Meetings & Convention Planner, Calendar of Events and much more.

Cultural

 

 

Performing ArtsClayton County hosts many cultural events throughout the county and is home to spectacular venues.

Visit our Arts page to learn more.

 

Arts ClaytonArts Clayton is a non-profit community arts organization dedicated to enriching lives through the Arts.

View Arts Clayton Web site

 

Historical

 

 

Georgia Archives BuildingClayton County is home to the National Archives in the Southeast Region and the Georgia Archives Building.  Each offer extensive microfilm holdings of value for genealogy research and general historical interest.

View National Archives Web site
View Georgia Archives Web site

 

Jonesboro Train DepotHistoric tours offer insight into the impact of the Civil War and "Gone With the Wind" on Jonesboro.

View Clayton County Convention and Visitors Bureau site

 

Recreational

 

 

The BeachThe Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of recreational and leisure activities. The International Park offers

 

Newman WetlandsAlong with numerous parks, Clayton County has the Melvin L. Newman Wetlands Center, a 32-acre site with a wetlands trail and exhibition complex, and Reynolds Nature Preserve, 146 acres of undisturbed woodlands, ponds, and streams with 4 miles of hiking trails.

View Newman Wetlands Web site
View Reynolds Nature Preserve Web site